Steele County Minnesota Historical Society in Owatonna Minnesota

Address and phone number for Steele County Minnesota Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Austin Road, Owatonna MN.


Name
Steele County Minnesota Historical Society
Address
1448 Austin Road, Owatonna, Minnesota, 55060
Phone
507-451-1420
Hours
Mon 10:00 AM-3:00 PM; Thu 10:00 AM-4:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM-8:00 PM; Sun 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

About the Steele County Minnesota Historical Society

The Steele County Minnesota Historical Society, located in Owatonna, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Owatonna. The Historical Society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. In addition to collecting and preserving historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories, the Historical Society conducts research into local Steele County families and businesses, which they present to the public through exhibits. The Historical Society also provides public historical records.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Owatonna Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Owatonna public records
  • Owatonna historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Owatonna, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Owatonna Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Steele County including genealogy records. Many of the records in the Historical Society collection are available to the public. The Historical Society can also connect visitors with Owatonna museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Owatonna.

Local Owatonna History

In Owatonna, the Historical Society specializes in local history. Working with other organizations and institutions, the Historical Center helps preserve local institutions, historic buildings, and historic neighborhoods. It also preserves the history of different groups of people in Owatonna. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Steele County Minnesota Historical Society ensures that historic preservation ordinances, historic districts, and preservation guidelines are established and enforced.

Events & Exhibits

The Historical Society offers exhibits and events centered on Owatonna history. These programs provide historical information about Owatonna communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Steele County Minnesota Historical Society offers online content, including historical photographs, articles, and materials on local history.

Historical Society Donations & Funding

Donations and fundraising make up a significant part of Steele County Minnesota Historical Society funding. The Historical Society receives support from the Minnesota state government, businesses, and universities, as well as private donations. Fundraisers, such as tours of MN historical sites, sponsored talks, and historical reenactments, help support the Historical Society. Contact the Historical Society for more information about donations and funding.

Volunteering for the Owatonna Historical Society

The Historical Society relies on volunteers for many events and programs. These volunteers help run educational programs, provide research assistance for visitors using the Historical Society collection, and perform outreach at Owatonna schools.

Contact the Steele County Minnesota Historical Society

You may contact the Steele County Minnesota Historical Society by calling 507-451-1420, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Steele County Minnesota Historical Society, 1448 Austin Road, Owatonna, Minnesota, 55060.


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